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Tom has over twenty years experience litigating and trying cases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Tom’s practice concentration includes premises liability, construction work site accidents, employment litigation, transportation litigation, products liability and other general liability matters. Tom is a 2000 graduate of Suffolk University Law School. Following graduation and admission to the bar, he worked as a prosecutor for the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, where he represented the Commonwealth and tried cases to jury in various matters, including assault and battery, O.U.I, and negligent motor vehicle homicide. He then moved to the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General where he was an Assistant Attorney General representing and defending the Commonwealth and individual employees, in both State Superior Court and Federal Court. At the AG’s office, Tom focused on defending State actors in a wide range of cases including contract, eminent domain, tort, civil rights, employment,
construction law, and wrongful death. Before joining Coughlin Betke, Tom also worked in a civil defense litigation firm handling, representing individuals and corporate transportation entities in a variety of serious tort, wrongful death, and Federal Employer’s Liability Act claims in both State and Federal Courts.Over the years, Tom has successfully tried numerous cases to juries in the Superior and Federal Court involving civil rights violations, employment discrimination, intentional torts, and negligence/premises liability claims. Before law school, Tom worked for Rider Transportation Services as a senior account manager.
Suffolk University Law School, Cum Laude, 2000
University of Massachusetts, BA 1992
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Bar Association
DRI - Lawyers Representing Business (Construction Law Committee)